Martek to Present at Upcoming Jefferies Conference

Jun 01, 2010, 10:45 ET from Martek Biosciences Corporation

COLUMBIA, Md., June 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Martek Biosciences Corporation (Nasdaq: MATK) announced today that it will be presenting at the Jefferies & Company Global Life Sciences Conference scheduled to take place June 8-11, 2010 in New York City.  Steve Dubin, Chief Executive Officer, and Peter L. Buzy, Chief Financial Officer, are scheduled to present on June 10 at 3:00 p.m. Eastern Time.

A live audio webcast of Martek's presentation can be accessed at:  

http://www.wsw.com/webcast/jeff46/matk/

Martek Biosciences Corporation (Nasdaq: MATK) is a leader in the innovation, development, production and sales of high-value products from microbial sources that promote health and wellness through nutrition. The company is the world's leading provider of algal DHA omega-3 with its flagship product, life'sDHA(TM), a sustainable and vegetarian source of algal DHA omega-3 important for brain, heart and eye health throughout life, for use in foods, beverages, infant formula, and supplements. The company also produces life'sARA(TM) (arachidonic acid), an omega-6 fatty acid, for use in infant formula and growing up milks. Additionally, Martek's subsidiary, Amerifit Brands, develops, markets and distributes branded consumer health and wellness products in major mass, club, drug, grocery and specialty stores and holds leading brand positions in all of its key product categories. For more information on Martek Biosciences, visit http://www.martek.com/ . For a complete list of life'sDHA(TM) or life'sARA(TM) products, visit http://www.lifesdha.com/ . For more information about Amerifit Brands, visit www.amerifit.com .

Sections of this release contain forward-looking statements. These statements are based upon numerous assumptions which Martek cannot control and involve risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ. These statements should be understood in light of the risk factors set forth in the company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including, but not limited to, the company's Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended October 31, 2009 and other filed reports on Form 10-K, Form 10-K/A, Form 10-Q and Form 8-K.

Contact:

Kyle Stults

Investor Relations

(410) 740-0081

SOURCE Martek Biosciences Corporation



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